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Phantom zip codes also found in Virginia

VIRGINIA - As much as $9.5 million in federal stimulus dollars went to 14 zip codes in Virginia that don’t exist or are in other states, Old Dominion Watchdog (

Obama promised televised C-SPAN health care discussion during campaign

President Obama vows to have health care discussion covered by C-SPAN.

2010-01-06T15:15:47-0600

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — American missiles, presumably fired by remotely piloted drones, struck twice Wednesday in North Waziristan, the tribal region that is a stronghold of Qaeda and Taliban militants.

Florida's Governor Signs Emergency Order to Deal With Cold Weather

MIAMI — Florida's governor has signed an emergency order to deal with the cold weather threatening the state's crops.

Winter of 2009-2010 could be worst in 25 years

UNDATED - Nearly the entire eastern half of the United States is enduring bitterly cold temperatures not experienced since 1985.

Google hopes to change wireless retail game with Nexus One

UNDATED - It wasn't much of a secret, really, but the sleek, Android-powered Nexus One is finally here, and yes: you can buy it directly from Google, over the Web.

Obama readying immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON - The punishing battle over healthcare is still unresolved, but the Obama administration is quietly laying plans to take up another issue that could generate even more controversy and political division&#

ESPN to introduce 3-D television

UNDATED - Sports broadcasting will enter a new dimension in 2010 ... the third dimension, as ESPN will unveil the industry's first 3-D network.

Terror suspect raised no suspicions, no evidence of accomplices

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - Dutch prosecutors say they have not found any evidence that a Nigerian man suspected of trying to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner on Christmas Day had accomplices at Amsterdam's airport.

Octomom's doctor accused of 'gross negligence' by medical board

UNDATED - 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor has been accused by the Medical Board of California for a pattern of gross negligence that led to the birth of her 14 children, including the world's longest-sur